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‘Millions To Thailand’: New Charges In Qatar’s World Cup Case As Sony, Adidas Call For Probe – 8 June 2014

RT logoQatar is facing fresh corruption allegations over winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup – how an official used high-level contacts and resource wealth to boost the emirate’s bid. The scandal has prompted FIFA sponsors to call for investigation.

The latest allegations, published by the UK’s Sunday Times, suggest that Mohamed Bin Hammam, a disgraced former FIFA vice president and controversial Qatari businessman, arranged government-level talks for Thailand’s FIFA executive Worawi Makudi to discuss a natural gas sale that the paper said was “potentially worth tens of millions of dollars to Thailand.

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